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The Harbor Grand

Certificate of Excellence
111 West Water Street, New Buffalo, MI 49117 (Formerly Harbor Grand Hotel)
The Harbor Grand

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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crown point, indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We went for a getaway for my husband's 40th birthday over Thanksgiving weekend. I was kind of disappointed at first by the room. It wasn't nearly as big as I thought it would be. I read something about a balcony, but the balcony is really only a railing that keeps you from falling out the sliding glass door. The whirlpool... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

We stayed here twice this year - once to celebrate our anniversary (no kids) and second to show the hotel off to our kids. We love the delicious breakfast in bed (delivered to our room) and included in the room rate. The rooms are gorgeous with both a jacuzzi tub and fireplace. Beautiful view overlooking the harbor. Free movie and... More 

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Garden City, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

We plan on trying to visit here at least once a year. Me and my husband came for a little quite, alone time, and we did not want to leave. The king harbor view room was perfect, with the fire place and the big tub. We loved the view, it was so peaceful. The lady at the front desk, Gloria,... More 

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Chicago, IL
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153 reviews 153 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

This was our first stay at the hotel and we cannot wait to go back! We enjoyed the hotel for our 5th anniversary. From the moment we walked in the the staff was beyond nice and so accommodating. The front desk sent us a bottle of Prosecco and an anniversary card which was such a nice touch. Our room was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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54 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

This was my first time at the Harbor Grand and I surely plan on coming back. The hotel is directly on the Harbor in New Buffalo. I had a 3rd floor King Harbor view room. The bed was fantastic and this is one of the few hotels which actually has king size pillows vs those little squares they give you... More 

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Suburban Chicago
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

If you're looking for a quiet get-away with some opportunities for some together time, the Harbor Grand is the place. It's a beautiful hotel in a great location. New Buffalo is one of several epicenters of Michigan wine country, which makes the Harbor Grand that much more inviting. The staff at the Grand couldn't be more helpful, the suites are... More 

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Brookfield, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Harbor Grand a couple of times. The staff is great and friendly. The harbor view rooms are nice and romantic (fireplace). We usually stay during the week so it's pretty quiet. The Brentwood Tavern next door has great food! The Four Winds casino is only about 10 minutes away - lots of fun... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

I loved this hotel. We stayed here for our honeymoon and it was amazing. A short walk to the beach and local shops. The only problem is there is no lounge in the hotel.

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3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Close to beach, some rooms overlook the harbor - which is charming. Free towels and chairs to bring to the beach. Lovely outdoor deck adjacent to the indoor pool. "breakfast in bed" is cute but fairly basic. Very good bathrooms. Decor overall is craftsman style. Will stay here again or at sister property.

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Chicago
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19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

This trip I found the front desk pleasant but disorganized. Some of us got information about the area and restaurant in the hotel, some of us did not. Our room was not replenished each day and the pool was grimy and highly chlorinated. Towels in the pool area were not always available. Staff was plentiful but not terribly friendly. Also.... More 

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